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CFP: [20th] Representations of Trauma in Literature and Film (10/10/07; CSA, 05/22/08 - 05/24/08)

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:49pm
Philippe Codde

Papers are sought for a proposed panel on “Representations of Trauma in
Literature and Film” at the Cultural Studies Association Annual Meeting at
New York University, May 22-24, 2008.
Psychotherapists such as Dori Laub, Bessel van der Kolk, Onno van der Hart,
and Judith Herman have repeatedly underscored the visual nature of
traumatic experiences, which tend to be engraved in memory in the form of
images or icons. This would suggest that visual media provide the most
expedient canvas for representing these moments of crisis, and movies like
Sidney Lumet’s "The Pawnbroker" (1964), Christopher Nolan’s "Memento"
(2000), or Brad Anderson’s "The Machinist" (2004) confirm the validity of

CFP: [Rhetoric-Composition] 11th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication (11/30/07; 4/4/08)

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 3:23pm
Eileen Medeiros

Johnson & Wales University
11th Annual Cassola Conference on Teaching Communication
Friday, April 4, 2008

Telling the Whole Story:
Communication in the Classroom and Community

Join us as we examine our own efforts to tell “the whole story” in today’s
classrooms and communities, facing challenges ranging from course curricula
to information literacy to our attempts to understand competing narratives
about global issues such as climate change, national security, and
international conflict.

Keynote speaker Helen Glover will share her experiences as a Navy
instructor, a contestant on reality television show “Survivor,” and a talk
show host on WHJJ radio.

UPDATE: [Medieval] VAGANTES Conference 2008 (grad) (10/15/07;2/28-3/02/08)- 2ND CALL

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 2:33pm
Ryan Judkins

Dear all,

The below CFP may be of interest to graduate students, and it
would be excellent if you would forward it to interested
parties. We look forward to seeing the attendees in March! (Speaker update
below, as well.)

All best,

Ryan Judkins
Vagantes Planning Board
Ohio State University

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VAGANTES Graduate Student Conference 2008
February 28-March 2, 2008
The Ohio State University

CFP: [18th] The Secular and the Spiritual in the Age of Reason (SCSECS, New Orleans 08)

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 2:30pm
Brett McInelly

Papers are invited for a panel entitled "The Secular and the Spiritual in
the Age of Reason" for the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century
Studies annual conference. This year's conference will be held in New
Orleans from Feb. 21 to Feb. 23. Proposals must be received by Oct. 15.

Please send abstracts or queries to

Brett McInelly
brett_mcinelly_at_byu.edu

or

Brett McInelly
English Department
4110C JFSB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602

CFP: [American] Roundtable on Teaching Native Drama

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 1:30am
Scott Andrews

Call for Papers: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching Native Drama
Proposals by Oct. 15, 2007

Native American Literature Symposium
Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino
Minneapolis, Minn.
March 27-29, 2008

CFP: [Ethnic] Roundtable on Teaching Native Drama

updated: 
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 1:29am
Scott Andrews

Call for Papers: Roundtable Discussion on Teaching Native Drama
Proposals by Oct. 15, 2007

Native American Literature Symposium
Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino
Minneapolis, Minn.
March 27-29, 2008

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